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Old 11-07-2016, 07:58 PM   #191
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Had a look at a manual on there for the one I think it is but didn't seem to mention whether it would need pressure from a tap or not. Will just give it a try when I get it. Cheers for the pump recommendation will have a look.
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Old 22-07-2017, 02:10 PM   #192
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How do you guys stop these butts from leaking?

Mine are leaking from the pipework where they are joined.

I still need to add another butt to my 2 existing ones and have bought a pump so I can use my hose pipe.
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Old 22-07-2017, 04:51 PM   #193
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How do you guys stop these butts from leaking?

Mine are leaking from the pipework where they are joined.

I still need to add another butt to my 2 existing ones and have bought a pump so I can use my hose pipe.
Make sure you use the rubber washers and tighten then all up properly. You may also need a jubilee clip on the pipe, depending on the fitting.
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Old 23-07-2017, 02:18 PM   #194
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How do you guys stop these butts from leaking?

Mine are leaking from the pipework where they are joined.

I still need to add another butt to my 2 existing ones and have bought a pump so I can use my hose pipe.
I've used bathroom sealand. Works OK.
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Old 23-07-2017, 04:11 PM   #195
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How do you guys stop these butts from leaking?.

I've connected my butts with hozelock connectors so no leaking on mine




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Old 23-07-2017, 06:59 PM   #196
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Used all the washers along with sealant and jubilee clips.

Still weeping at the joins. ��
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Used all the washers along with sealant and jubilee clips.

Still weeping at the joins.
Can you post a picture?
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Old 24-07-2017, 03:26 PM   #198
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Used all the washers along with sealant and jubilee clips.

Still weeping at the joins. ��
Try getting some PTFE tape to wrap around any threads / joints etc as you are putting the joints together.
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Old 12-09-2017, 06:59 PM   #199
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I have been reading this thread for a while and decided to get a setup in the garden. I have a Guttermate diverter with their own fine mesh filter, this goes into a 100 L water butt, this is connected at the top to another 100L butt and this is connected, again at the top, to a 210L butt which is where i am wanting to take a feed for my pressure washer from. I have just been out to get a sample of the water i have collected and the water in the 210 L tank isnt as clear as i though it would be. it had a couple of little floaters in and looked a tiny bit cloudy. what I am doing wrong? would this damage the Karcher i would be using it in, or the paint? seems the filter at the drain pipe and the 2 100 L tanks isnt enough? thanks
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My waterbutts are south facing and in the summer the water gets a little bit warm and slightly green. Doesn't do the car or the pressure washer any harm.
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